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Delaware Vacation Fun Facts

Nylon Capital of the World

Seaford, Delaware, the Nylon Capital of the World, was the site of DuPont's first nylon manufacturing plant, established in 1939. It is still in operation today as Invista.

Address: The City of Seaford, 414 High Street, Seaford, Delaware 19973; 302-629-9173.

Delaware Sports Hall of Fame

Located on the street level of Frawley Stadium, the museum features the highlights of Delaware sports history and honors Delaware sports heroes such as baseball manager Dallas Green, football player Randy White, swimmer Bob Mattson, baseball player Michael Neill, baseball player Steve Taylor, baseball writer Hal Bodley, and football receiver John Taylor.

Address: Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame, Frawley Stadium, 801 S. Madison Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801-5121; 302-425-3263. Web:

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